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Big Boulder skis past long lines

Nico Cvach, Entertainment Editor

January 11, 2010

Filed under In the Community

One of the most exciting experiences in the winter is going to the top of a huge mountain, throwing on your skis, and sliding down as fast as possible. Big Boulder is a great place to have such an experience. With hundreds...

Winter concert spreads Christmas cheer

Hilary Weidner, A&E Editor

December 15, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, In the Community

The crisp cool air, a sparkling tree, bright festive lights, delightful melodies and Vice Principal Gary Scholl sipping hot cocoa by a fireplace.  This was the scene that met me at the Music Department’s Winter Concert. The...

Uno offers positive atmosphere

Elizabeth Tauber, In Depth Editor

December 11, 2009

Filed under Quick Bites Restaurant Reviews

If you are looking for a family restaurant where you can enjoy delicious, high quality food and have a unique selection of mouthwatering desserts drizzled with chocolate, then Pizzeria Uno Chicago Bar & Grillis the place to...

Variety Show leaves class of ’11 with big shoes to fill

Haley Lynch, Photo Editor

December 3, 2009

Filed under In the Community

The class of 2011 should be worried. The Senior Variety Show for the class of 2010 is going to be a tough act to follow. The show had the perfect blend of handwritten skits, reenactments, and both serious and humorous musical...

Broom’s Bloom Dairy vs. Coldstone Creamery

Gabby Joseph, Copy Editor

November 19, 2009

Filed under Quick Bites Restaurant Reviews

Because both Coldstone Creamery and Broom’s Bloom Dairy are located in Bel Air, it’s not hard to find a great place to get ice cream. But which is the better choice? Walking into Coldstone, I couldn’t help but notice...

“Beauty and the Beast” found its way back into our hearts

Hilary Weidner, A&E Editor

November 16, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, In the Community

The amazing story of “Beauty and the Beast” was brought to life by the JC Theatre Department.  This spectacular musical was by far one of the best performances in my time at JC. At first I had my doubts about this production. ...

Stars and Stripes pleasantly surprises families

Kate Froehlich, Executive Editor

November 10, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Quick Bites Restaurant Reviews

The cliché of an American themed restaurant is hard to live up to. The Stars and Stripes Grill opened in September of 2008, located in the Constant Friendship Business Park, adjacent to the Putt-Putt Fun Center. However, gettin...

That’s a Wrap!

Joey Hoff, Managing Editor

November 9, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, Quick Bites Restaurant Reviews

Mexican cuisine is a fiery topic—a constant battle of authentic versus Americanized. So, I tossed all of my previous opinions aside in search of the best burrito in Bel Air. Within a half-mile of downtown Bel Air, there are...

Skype revolutionizes communication

Elizabeth Tauber, In-Depth Editor

November 9, 2009

Filed under Entertainment, In the Community

When Erika Stasakova, a sophomore at Lafayette and graduate of JC, traveled to Slovakia for three months in the summer, she was not allowed to use her cell phone. Calling her family from another country would cost too much money,...

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